Date: February 28, 2010
Hosted by Jordan Drake
Co-hosts: Scott Wasson, Cyril Kowaliski, and Geoff Gasior
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We start this episode with a panel discussion of Apple's iPad. Scott, Geoff, and Cyril voice criticisms about the device, while Jordan makes his case for the iPad succeeding as an everyman consumer tablet. Moving on to PC hardware, we cover a variety of news surrounding Nvidia's upcoming GF100 graphics processor, not to mention the company's latest switchable graphics technology, a.k.a. Optimus.
Scott goes on to deliver an exclusive podcast preview of his Radeon HD 5830 article, which should pop up on the website this week. Finally, our editors explain the new CPU picks, price hikes, and component tweaks from our latest system guide.
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Apple iPad - roundtable discussion (0:01:35)- Read more
Nvidia brings Optimus switchable graphics to notebooks (0:42:00)- Read more
Exclusive podcast preview of Radeon HD5830 (0:53:46)
TR's March 2010 system guide (1:06:24)- Read more